Private and scheduled trip, according to the interest and availability of each person, 1 day in exclusive boat, of incomparable comfort, by the Douro region, experiencing what is most characteristic from the terraces and vineyard to the regional products, with wine tasting, tasting typical delicacies of the region (Yacht Basket) and crafts. Discover in the cruise the timeless characteristics of our region, a UNESCO world heritage site.
Regional Douro Meal: Roasted lamb with baked rice, traditional custard and wine of the region.
Off the boat (visit)
Town of Pinhão
The charming Vila do Pinhão, located between the Douro River and the Pinhão River is one of the most picturesque Portuguese towns. Feel home with charming and extremely hospitable people, an hallmark of all this region.
Its history, always linked to the Port wine due to its strategic location, has made it an important commercial gateway, ensuring the access of the wine to Oporto and then to the whole world. Visit to Fontanário and Pelourinho.
Wineries of Wine Production
It is mandatory to visit one of the farms where Port Wine and Douro table wine is produced.
This will be, along with the boat trip on the river, one of the highlights and a must for those who make a trip in Douro Wine Region.
During the stay in the Pinhão region, some of the farms that we consider the most relevant of any itinerary will always be identified.
From the river, we will see the National Road 222 which was considered, by AVIS, World Best Driving Road. This road embraces and crosses the right bank of the Douro, flanked by vertiginous slopes filled with vineyards. The views over the river and the whole wine area is lovely and leaves no one indifferent.
From Peso da Régua, this railway line follows the river, flanked by it, sometimes less than 10 meters from the water.
We will continue, quietly and serenely by it side, sighting the centuries-old stone bridges, endless vineyards and the river. Train stations covered in tiles that take us to other times and to the origins of the region and the birth of this nectar. Why not give it a try.
In several unique river beaches where we can refresh in the river
Option of renting bikes to ride at the stopping points, with our partner http://ringringbike.com/.
Price on request (people and groups up to 10 people), with sailor, insurance, yacht basket (typical regional delicacies).
Boarding (departure and return) Peso da Régua, transfers to and from Oporto.